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hurricane sandy affected communications and what it revealed about telecommunication systems during emergencies. then vice president and others are in attendance at a pentagon announcement of a new navy submarine called the uss delaware. and later the senate returns at 2 p.m. eastern from its thanksgiving recess with a possible vote on the sportsmen's bill. that would allow for more recreational hunting, fishing and other outdoor activities in national parks. >> host: well, one of the major effects of hurricane sandy was on telecommunications, and that's our topic this week on "the communicators." christopher guttman-mccabe is the vice president of ctia, the wireless association. they represent all the wireless companies. mr. guttman-mccabe, overall what was the effect of sandy on your member organizations, the verizons, the at&ts, sprints, etc. >> guest: sure, peter, and thanks for having me back. if you don't mind, i wouldn't mind taking a half step back and providing perspective on this storm and ultimately the impact that it had. if you listen to mayor bloomberg who said that th
superstorm sandy. to alison kosik live for us in new york at the stock exchange. what are you learning? >> what are we learning? gosh, what we learned that sandy did quite a number on new york city, and now the damage estimates are tallied up and new york city's mayor michael bloomberg is asking the federal government for $9.8 billion, with a b, $9.8 billion to help in the recovery. follow me here. that's after starting with the city's total public and private losses which were estimated at $19 billion, and then you break that out, so about $4 billion was covered by private insurers, about $5 billion expected to come from fema and then come up with the $9.8 billion figure which is just part of the $30 billion aid package that new york governor andrew cuomo has requested. what mayor bloomberg has done, brooke, he sent a letter to the members of the new york state congressional delegation asking for this money, saying, new york city will struggle to recover in the long-term unless this money -- this federal funding is given. >> was he being specific as far as where in the city the money
way here. what impact did sandy, the superstorm that hit a few weeks ago here in the northeast and along the eastern seaboard, what impact? you have new data suggesting the impact it had on the economy. >> you are talking about what could be a manmade disaster. this is a natural disaster. iar worldwide, one of the companies that gauges the insured losses. only insured. doesn't count government. has significantly increased its estimate to $16 to $22 billion from 7 $to 15 billion. that's a little lower on the upper range but about double. they're citing much greater storm damage than originally estimated. and, of course, higher payouts on insured losses. mayor bloomberg just this afternoon also estimated the losses for new york city alone, economic activity and government at $20 billion alone. this may be -- remember, initially it was estimated at $50 billion event. maybe it's more like $75 billion or $100 billion. just a warning to investors, there's a lot of data coming up this week that's affected by sandy. if you take a look tomorrow, durable goods could have a sandy effect i
by hurricane sandy. a federal grant will be used to put 5,000 new yorkers back to work. governor andrew cuomo slated the funds will allow the state to quickly hire unemployed residents to clean up areas devastated by hurricane sandy. that's one thing a lot of people are not talking about. there's so much cleanup to be done. >> they need people to do it. >> what better people to do it. >> they can't hire a plumber or electrician or any of those things right now. >>> i'm lynn berry, and this is "early today," just your first stop of the day today on your nbc station. >>> if you think it's cold out, this may make you think twice about complaining. more than 200 people warmed up before taking an icy dip in the waters off southeast poland. the tradition sees swimmers aged 6 to 80 dressed up in wigs and costumes to take the polar plunge. at 39 degrees, some complained the water wasn't even cold enough, since usually it's about 14 degrees in winter. apparently they like pain. >> a congo line. >> "hobbit" fever has reached new heights. a a new zealand airline revealed its largest graphic ever. it fea
felices. >>> y juanes y juan luis guerra le cantaron a los damnificados del huracán sandy, en un espectacular concierto benéfico,vamos con la información! ♪. >>> este es su noticiero univisión fin de semana con félix de bedout ♪. >>> hola, ¿qué tal?, muy buenas noches, bienvenidos al noticiero univisión del fin de semana mientras se afinan los últimos detalles para el homenaje que puerto rico le hará a héctor "el macho" camacho en sus honras fúnebres, el ciudad cuerpo de investigaciones criminales de bayamón dice que las investigaciones avanzan y se hacen las pesquizas, linda candelo con al información, del velatorio del deportista. >>> este domingo fue el día de encuentro de los familiares con el cuerpo de héctor "el macho" camacho, las pocas palabras de maría matías reflejan el dolor que vive la madre del boxeador. >>> habló de las razones que impulsan a la familia de héctor "el macho" camacho para llevar a su hijo a nueva york. >>> haya atentado contra su vida, entiendo el coraje que pueda sentir cualquier madre, yo me lo quiero llevar de puerto rico. >>
the climate issue. service into lower manhattan along the trade centerine has resumed. sandy has knocked down that line. another one affected is running again through the hard hit long beach area but on a weekend schedule. perfect. thank you, heather. >> cyber monday is just getting started. retarryls are already hailing this weekend. estimated $59 billion for stores on-line. we are all breaking down the numbers for a red-letter day. >> 247 million shoppers visiting storeses as well as their web site. they spent $427 each. now on-line spending on black friday alone also surged. first ever thanksgiving thursday also brought in solid numbers with more than $6 million spent on the web on the holiday. >> you covered thursday and friday how about today? >> it is likely to believe the busiest cyber monday. 130 million folks will click on and check out web deals most of them from work and that comes from the research where americans are expected to spend 1 and a half billion dollars today. that's up 20 percent from last year. the saturday before christmas is a shopping bonanza for christmas. competi
effort. >>neil: thank you very much, mike. sandy, from storm to agenda faster than you can say batten down the hatches environmentalists are pounceing. they should. ♪ [ male announcer ] it's that time of year again. medicare open enrollment. time to compare plans and costs. you don't have to make changes. but it never hurts to see if you can find better coverage, save money, or both. and check out the preventive benefits you get after the health care law. ♪ open enrollment ends dember 7th. so now's the time. visit care.gov or call 1-800-medicare. >>neil: and guess what is topic one at the u.n. climate control? hurricane sandy, a storm they are still cleaning up and environmentalists hope they will be clean will up there, where some countries using the storm that dislocated thousands to now redistribute wealth to the tune of billions. all in the name of climate change. our reporter says that will cost a lot more that chump change. what is going on here? >>guest: well, this is like pavlov dogs, the activists think we need more taxes and regulations to stop bad weather. this is a pri
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re says sandy caused more than $1 billion in claims. more details when we come back. i always wait until the last minute. can i still ship a gift in time for christmas? yeah, sure you can. great. where's your gift? uh... whew. [ male announcer ] break from the holiday stress. ship fedex express by december 22nd for christmas delivery. >>> france's finance minister insists europe is close to a deal on greece as ministers arrive for the latest sun mitt in brussels. catalonia's push for independence deals a major blow for the president's plans for secession. and the figure for hurricane sandy may rise. plus in the united states, consumers filled up their shopping cart and then kept coming back for more. european stocks after a good week last week, strong gains. cac 40 down half percent. a little weaker for the ibex. yields fairly steady. spanish 5.65 and kircurrency dollar, we hit the one month high in euro-dollar on friday. drar yen also off its 7 1/2 month highs, as well. over in hong kong, the amount investors had a strong appetite for the listing. shares up 16% before pulling back
that the end of the world is imminent. and that's 10 p.m. eastern and 1 a.m. eastern, and super storm sandy are offering opportunities for people out of work and looking to earn a paycheck. a positive side of the story. plus, casey anthony, remember her? she's back in the news. she was acquitted of killing her tot daughter caylee, during a trial. and now a stunning admission by investigators about a crucial mistake they made during the investigation. what a night, huh? but, um, can the test drive be over now? head back to the dealership? [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. but we stilneed your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a passat. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0 first month's payment on any new volkswagen. visit vwdealer.com today. [ male announcer ] the way it moves. the way it cleans. everything abt the oral-b power brush is simply revolutionary. oral-b power brushes oscillate, rotate and even pulsate to gently loosen and break up that sticky plaque with more brush moveme
. >>> recovering from superstorm sandy the important train link running again one month after the hurricane. >> here's america's money report. >> >> good morning. nearly 2/3 of us went shopping over the weekend either in person or online, spending more than $400 a piece. president obama was among those observing small business saturday, visiting a bookstore in northern virginia many other shoppers chose the more relaxed independent stores if you buy all the gifts of 12 days of christmas song it will cost more than $107,000 this year, 6% more than last year. partridge and pear tree, just $15. twilight saga picking up another 64 million dollars during the long >>> a plane on its way from no to orange county crashed sunday and good samaritans pull the couple to safety. the crash happened near the cal-state university northridge campus the pilot on his way to john wayne airport radioed he was having engine problems the plane careened into a fence flipped and landed on a the man and woman inside escaped serious injury. nobody on the ground was hurt. >>> it has been a violent holiday weekend in o
for examples of other messages from other jurisdictions. we looked at what was used for hurricane sandy. the goal was to ensure clear and effective disaster messaging to the public including the disability community. take a breath. several committee members have committed to do the above research and develop tax messaging samples for the committee to review at our next meeting. this concludes my ddpc report; i would like to remind members of the public and organizations that our group now meets the first friday of every other month; the next scheduled meeting is on january 4, 2013, 1-3:30 p.m. room 421 at city hall. we hope to see you there. >> chair: thank you very much. councilmember senhaux. our next item, report from the smpta, multi-motor accessibility advisory committee presented by councilmember wong. >> councilmember wong: today i will update the council and the public of two projects. podesta and accessible signals; -- provided information about pedestrian signals referred to as apc. special pedestrian pushbuttons at intersections to visually impaired, audible speech
. >>> the november auto sales have been rising even despite damage caused by super storm sandy. overall, this year is hyped to be the best for auto sales. >>> honda learned the hard way. they un-vailed a re-designed civic after last years was bland and not worthy of buying. on the flip side, this month cars.com gave the top award to the honda crv. hand the sales were boosted and the appeal involved connectivity. >> technology, there is a back up camera, pandora, blue tooth. these are all consumer thing that is people rally want. >> you know, the auto makers can spend as much as a billion dollars on a re-design. >>> while owning a home will always the be american dream it is becoming more ill lieu civil 88% of us still agree, home ownership is important. but less than half think it is still attainable for middle income families. >>> if you just survived the crush of humanity at the airport. but things are actually getting better. on time performance has improved significantly in recent years. this year 83% of flights took off within the scheduled time. now we do no have the a clear picture of the i
. >>> what superstorm sandy victims discovered after returning home from the thanksgiving holiday. >> and signs of a fiscal compromise as a prominent lawmakers says he will consider a cap on taxes. look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half. he doesn't have back problems. you kids have got it too good if you ask me. [ male announcer ] now u-verse high speed internet has more speed options, reliability and ways to connect. rethink possible. >>> oakland police tonight are trying to quail a spike in gun violence. four people have been shot and killed in just the past 24 hours. >> reporter: gunfire, flashing lights and homicide investigators that's what folks in this alan dale in east oakland woke up to just about 6:00 this morning. >> seemed l
samsung, again. >>> major step toward happening in new york following superstorm sandy. >> trading underway on wall street. dow off about 73 points. we go to jane king at the new york stock exchange in , dont miss a note, next here on "good morning america." >> she is just as beautiful in person as she is on tv, oh my gosh. thank you so much. >> she is the best, the best. >> see you later. the morning commute just got easier for people in new york and new jersey. starting today some train services that were hit hard by sandy back up and running, happy news for a lot of commuters who rely on the port authority's path service to get to and from new york city. >>> apple has asked a federal court to add six more products to its suit against samsung, the case is one of two lawsuits by apple against samsung. apple claims tablets and smartphones infringed on eight of its patents. apple won a 1.5 billion dollar against samsung is i am >>> youtube has a top video investors will be watching retailers this cyber monday morning. >> jane king joins us live. hopefully a great thanksgiving for yo
sandy who got a personal promise from the president, now speaking out and calling the president's trip to new jersey, a big waste of time. >>> as we await the white house press briefing the senate bracing itself for possible confirmation hearings on u.s. ambassador susan rice to replace hillary clinton as secretary of state. the buzz on this is growing but could the benghazi debacle sink her chances and should it? we'll have a fair and balanced debate on that next. >> i think if he does, it could be, that kind of arrogance which is what i think it would be could be his undoing, because if she is put under oath and forced to go through and answer all these questions about benghazi i think it will put the administration in a really bad position ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] it started long ago. the joy of giving something everything you've got. it takes passion. and it's not letting up anytime soon. if you're eligible for medicare, you might know it only covers about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. call now and find out about an aarp medicare supplement insurance
damnificados del huracán sandy, y millones apuntan a la fortuna, ♪. >>> las superestrellas, juanes y juan luis guerra levantaron el ánimo en nueva york con un concierto para los damnificados, además los artistas donaron 150 mil dólares para la ayuda a los damnificados, los artistas dijeron >>> es un buen momento para dwe volverlo de alguna manera y la fiebre de la lotería multi estatal powerball corre como reguero de pólvora, la gente del país hace largas filas para apostar a la fortuna. prel mío mayor en 325 millón de dólares no se vendió este fin de semana. ahora el gordo está en 425 millones. y se jugara el próximo miércoles. mucha suerte. así llegamos al final, gracias por su atención, recuerde si se perdió esta noche el documental de
in claims stemming from hurricane sandy which hit hard on the eastern u.s. coast in late november. >> they estimate overall damage from the storm will range between $20-$25 billion. of new york mayor michael bloomberg has but the damage at $19 billion in his city alone. it slipped through the caribbean of forcing the u.s. eastern seaboard. >> coming up, thousands of factory workers in bangladesh are protesting against poor and potentially lethal working conditions. >> first, a look at some other headlines this hour. poachers in the spanish region of catalonia have been dealt a setback. this all the convergence and union alliance losing seats. the nationalist party did win a majority overall. >> the israeli defense minister is planning to retire from politics. he says he will quit his post once the new government is formed after the elections in january. many political observers are expecting him to change political parties. >> israel has taken a step towards expanding its missile defense. existing systems down. hundreds of hamas rockets during the recent violence and now they have
are the wind beneath my wings. nation this has been a tough few weeks for america. first hurricane sandy ravaged the east coast. then obama was re-elected. do you know he is coming for our guns. how will we fight the next hurricane? (laughter) well, on friday, folks, our nation was dealt yet another blow. >> out of nowhere cia director david petraeus resigned after admitting he cheated on his wife. the other woman the person who wrote his biography, paula broadwell. >> stephen: their, he had an affair with his biographer, all-in, it appears-- it a pores that the title of chapter five anaconda-- (laughter) >> stephen: may not refer to a ground offense any afghanistan. whole different type of surge. (laughter) well, folks, this explosive revelation puts every biographer and subject under suspicion. meaning we can now say with some certainty that dora concerns goodwin banged abraham lincoln. i mean just listen-- (cheers and applause) >> stephen: just listen to what she said on my show last week. >> it's sexy, don't you think? >> stephen: you mean lincoln or daniel-day lewis. was lincoln sex
are slow from superstorm sandy? >> i don't think we will see every retailer do it. i think it will be selective. i think it is spreading out the season and making black friday seem as if the traffic is elongated. the fact we should have a decent friday. i think saturday and sunday typically tail off but i don't think we will see every retailer open on thursday. i think black friday is still the event but feels like it keeps getting earlier. i got more e-mails in my e-mails about black friday starting on monday. >> what do you think about black friday, do you think it will spread out the whole weekend or is black friday as important as it has been. the young people come out midnight to 6:00 a.m. and the parents come out after wards and there's a lot of time in the day to shop. what are you seeing in terms of the 2012 impact so far. ron, can you speak to that in terms of what we are seeing this year? because we have a different economy versus last year. people are still worried about unemployment and the fiscal cliff. is that impact's people's to -- proclivity to spend money?
. >>> what superstorm sandy victims discovered after returning home from the [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah blah blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no. we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver only from at&t u-verse. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. rethink possible. >>> oakland police tonight are trying to quail a spike in gun violence. four people have been shot and killed in just the past 24 hours. >> reporter: gunfire, flashing lights and homicide investigators that's what folks in this alan dale in east oakland woke up to just about 6:00 this morning. >> seemed like a lot of shots. i don't know probably 15, at least maybe 20. >> reporter: neighbor adam po and his 2-year-old daughter had been a sleep a few houses away. >>
announced they're going to hold field hearings on sandy and telecommunications. >> guest: yes. and i think the public notice that they issued struck the right tone and asked all the right questions. it is an opportunity to take a look at our world which has a bunch of different networks in many of these locations. we also have to remember that in a lot of rural areas you have one network -- not four or five different networks -- but there are a lot of different opportunities here. there's a lot of good work that's been going on, but at the same time there's also a lot of liability and concern. there's a lot of people's lives literally dependent on this now. this isn't a luxury anymore. and particularly with shifting all of our emergency response stuff over from television and radio, we're now including texting in that and internet messages. and if we're going to build our future on these really powerful networks that are capable of doing so much more than the old networks, we have to acknowledge that, you know, time has come to have some basic principles in place, some basic safeguards so
into a lump sum of cash today. >>shepard: a month after super storm sandy wreaked havoc, officials are asking for more for clean up, costing the state $42 billion according to cuomo's office, higher than the previous estimates and boom blurring -- bloomberg is asking for $10 million for costs in the city and in jersey they will need extra help from the state and the feds for years to come. and now, the news live on pleasant beach, new jersey. how does it look there, rick? rick: it is rough. the price tag for new jersey is more than $29 billion. at point pleasant, they are clearing debris with a bobcat for the first time is chopping up the boardwalk and the front of the white sands hotel which is on the ocean here. you can see they rebuilt the berm of sand but the dunes are gone, obviously. the sand berm hopefully will protect people. a lot of the sand that wanted in east ocean came ashore and filled this swimming pool. it is cleared off of the streets but the town is still in many ways a mess. >>shepard: is anyone living there? rick: we met a resident who is one of the few who has a home that
. fedex office. >>> welcome back to "squawk box." in the face of destruction from superstorm sandy, how is charitable giving standing up this year? join success gail mcgovern, president and ceo of the american red cross and gail, thank you for joining us this morning. >> thank you, becky, for having me on the show. >> we've been watching what's happened with superstorm sandy. we know the red cross has been one of the organizations that has risen to the forefront of this movement to try and help people. what happened in terms of charitable giving for superstarm sandy? >> my heart goes out to the people affected by superstorm sandy. i have talked to so many people who have lost everything including loved ones and it's just heartbreaking and i also want to thank our generous donors. they've stepped up and we're doing everything possible to put their hard earned dollars to work. this has been a massive operati operation. we've served 7.3 million meals and snacks in four weeks. in terms of how it will impact giving we recently did a survey and what we learned is that three out of four people
hat does in the week since the super storm sandy. we had that to station. and lower manhattan. not only is wall street down here. but the number of men and women who work in the construction site in the world trade center sites they are still working on. and this is major news and not exact return to normalcy. but there is still a number of [o-fls] buildings that are trying to [ro-frplt] real estate industry expert said 50 buildings that were impact [skp-d] close add. only half are back up running . the law firms and other information technology buildings, all of their equipment [-fls] flooded out. it will take them couple of months to get back up. some of the buildings may not be anywhere ready to reopen until next year. the pass service is welcome relief for the commuters. and so we are trying and getting there. we are getting there. and that's the lawlatest in lower manhattan. back to you. >> steve: in the error beginning the day after the storm, we'll have it up in a week or days and it took a months. >> brian: unbelievable how bad it looked on october 30th. it is importan
from superstorm sandy. we've got a little bit of snow, lake-effect snow into the eastern great lakes. some of the snowfall totals could be 6 to 12 inches. but essentially north of interstate 90 line from watertown to syracuse, back over a little bit further towards the east. however for new york city, staten island, and for atlantic city, places like boston, generally speaking, we're starting out as rain, and maybe a rain/snow mix. and then we're looking at it changing over to all rain. well, the frontal system is making its way towards the eastern seaboard, computer models probably overdoing the snowfall just a little bit. i think if anything, a half inch or an inch. but we're not looking at big, sick amounts. however quite a different story back across texas into louisiana and arkansas, with a chance for some hail. strong winds. and possibility of some tornadoes going into the afternoon. this is going to be an afternoon event, and the rest is just slight across this region. in new york, those readings will be in the 40s today. but for new york city, on tuesday, only into the 30s. a
of superstorm sandy on telecommunications systems tomorrow night at 8 eastern. >> good morning. >> congratulations. >> thank you. after november 6th, you hid. you've been in montana. >> yes, yes. drinking beer. >> what else did you do there? >> i saw my beloved grizzlies play football, hung out, saw friends, did this amazing thing called sleeping. i've never done it before. it was great. >> right after this you are going back? >> i'm going back tomorrow for thanksgiving. then we leave for a month in italy on saturday. >> they love you on battleground radio. this is the first time you've been on camera national interview. why? >> it seemed like a very bad idea at the time. but, look, you know, we had amazing on air people like stephanie cutter and my salty language didn't seem really fit for television during the campaign. we decided to try it out afterwards. >> okay. let's plunge in. at what point did the race become unwinnable for mitt romney? >> i'm not sure what that moment was. when i thought we were, you know, going to win the election was a few days before the election wh
link between new york and new jersey has reopened. four weeks after hurricane sandy. you'll recall the video you see here, water gushing into the p.a.t.h. commuter train system. submerging tracks and stations. well, crews have finally finished pumping out millions of gallons of water that rushed in. but four weeks later, about half of the buildings near wall street shut down because of flooding still aren't open. many are home to large financial and law firms and could be closed for months because of electrical damage. >>> and officials now say human error caused this massive gas explosion in springfield, massachusetts, friday. a utility worker accidentally punctured a pipeline while looking for a leak. 18 people were hurt. most of them gas workers. >>> finally, it appeared to be another afternoon of football yesterday. dolphins and seahawks took the field in miami. and something happened. something i have never seen before. the sprinklers coming on in the middle of the game. you will notice, sunny 70s. so really -- nobody cared. after all, it was miami, sunny and 70s. a brief dela
to sandy are now getting work. the governor has set aside $27 million to hire 5,000 new yorkers who help clean and rebuild their neighborhoods. it's estimated that 200,000 new yorkers are unemployed because of sandy. all adults impacted by sandy can apply but the initiative is geared towards people ages 18 to 24. >> it's that age bracket that has the highest unemployment. so we're doing a two--part here where the unim-- two-part thing here where the unemployment for that age group can run as high as 27%. >>> coming up -- what's moving the markets this morning and were retailers seeing a lot of green on black friday? >> and controversial confetingty -- >>> and controversy confety. why investigators will look into it during the -- confetti. why investigators will look into it. what a night, huh? but, um, can the test drive be over now? head back to the dealership? [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a passat. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing,
to third quarter gdp on thursday. here with what to watch for including effects from superstorm sandy is steve liesman. >> good interview on blackberry. a week to pay attention to the data. it will be affected by hurricane sandy making it difficult to figure out underlying momentum. gdp is not one of the data points. we put an asterisk next to data potentially affected by sandy. some worry that markets won't see through sandy effects and could walk away with a bearish look. there's durable goods potential effect there down 1.3% after a surge the prior month. consumer confidence, probably not. new home sales certainly in the northeast have potential. moving on to thursday. jobless claims. definite potential there and pending home sales. not gdp. this game at the end of the quarter or after the quarter had ended. now let's look at jobless claims data here. do we have that? i think we do. there we go. there's hurricane sandy. hurricane katrina. you can see it's following a very, very similar pattern there and the expectation is that it will come down again on thursday to 390,000. one mor
check in on some of the hardest-hit victims of hurricane sandy and see how they offered thanks this weekend while surrounded by destruction. >>> from nbc news in washington, the world's longest-running television program, this is "meet the press." with david gregory. >>> president obama doing his part for the economy over the weekend out holiday shopping as part of small business saturday, picking up several children's book at an independent bookstore iypÑarlington. >>> meanwhile, uncertainty in the middle east. more clashes in egypt over the weekend as police use tear gas this morning to disburse protesters in cairo. i want to start there. we have "new york times" columnist david brooks and our own andrea mitchell. andrea, this is because president morsi has seized power, a day after brokering a cease-fire between israel and hamas, he is now consolidating power. how worry side the administration about it? >> very worried, but they are very, very cautious because he is their new point of leverage really with hamas. he is the future, they thought, of trying to negotiate somethi
animals. >> chris: sandy learner is talk about sustainable farming, raising livestock and growing vegetables without the chemicals that are so common in what she calls factory farming. just case before thanksgiving, she took me out to see and, yes, to dance with her 1300 turkeys, heritage breeds that trace back to the indians. >> gobble, gobble, gobble, gobble! gobble, gobble, gobble... >> chris: she's mistress of 800 acres in upperville, virginia but as interesting as her business is how she got here. she grew up on a farm in california, making enough from raising cattle to send herself to college. >> what i learned was, to love work, i'm happiest when i'm engaged and working and thinking, and, striving. >> chris: she got into computers, in 1984, she and her then husband, started cisco systems. they found a way to link networks of computers, the foundation of the internet. but, six years later venture capital people were running cisco. >> chris: how do you get fired from a company that you started? >> we just basically got taken to the cleaners and part of that was, if you don't
and then hurricane sandy happened. talk about him. >> he is one of the most popular republican governors in the country but a lot of republicans nationally a little annoyed at him for embracing president obama in the wake of hurricane sandy and for not campaigning with mitt romney in that final week of the presidential campaign. a big thing to look at to see how healthy the republican party is whether they embrace chris christie's brand of center right, reformist type republicanism or whether they criticize him and say he is not conservative enough for the party. the republicans need to have a big tent to compete in future elections and chris christie is one of the rising stars. a test of how big the party's tent is will be how much they connect back with kris tie in the future. >> third on the to-do list, encourage steve king to stay in the house. he is a republican congressman from iowa and a tea party favorite. why urge him to stay in the house? >> he is a long time congressman from iowa but not -- in the senate race in the state is up in 2014 and he is thinking about running. the pro
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today when i lost power to its i engines. >> victims have by hurricane sandy are not dealing with these breaking into their homes. residents and breezy point, queens returning home after thanksgiving to find homes ransacked, burglarized. they are saying it did not steal big items instead, it took the jewelry and cash >> how dare you? you kick us when we are down. that is it you you feel in your gut, you feel a deep inside you, it is such a world in the immediate aftermath of santa, there were reports of looting in the area from staten island to the jersey shore. >> if that was not bad enough, temperatures in new york city are dipping into the freezing mark at night with a raw concern for those storm victims who are still without power. they are relying on portable heaters, blankets, volunteers are serving hot food and giving out supplies. >> so over here, it is a bit warmer. and it is at home a. and i am outside, like you said and i am offsite! there's no way to escape the cold, there really isn't. >> >> as of this weekend, officials say thousands of customers remain without
was found from hurricane sandy. we don't have a lot of pictures of what it looked like on the coastline of new jersey as we approached high tide that monday evening. you can see the water already over the seawall. this is probably three hours before the actual high tide. these waves were just crashing into the seawall. and with the high tide, those were crashing into those homes and just taking the homes out. it was obviously dramatic video, and it looks like this 15-year-old boy was safe after all of this. look at that. looks like just something you'd see somewhere in newfoundland. let's show you what's happening as far as today. this morning on this monday, i hope everyone had a wonderful holiday weekend. very cold conditions have invaded the country. everywhere in blue has a windchill of 40 degrees or lower. it's very cold in the northern plains. north dakota, minnesota, windchills in the negative numbers. 19 in chicago. and it's blustery and cold from boston through new england. of course, this time of year when you get that cold air, you're going to get the lake-effect snow. we've
commissioners, i know with vice president rachel norton, sandy -- stepped with us on the steps today for the cities to step up and support the most vulnerable high school students that are in danger of not graduating, i think about 1900 students as the chronicle stmed two days ago. but i am sensitive to supervisor campos' comments about the potential threats to the rainy day fund and imhoping with the week's continuance that we try to work on this issue. i know -- lee, one of the -- and sf usd has developed an action plan to make sure students have potential to meet a through g, csu requirements that we support as many people as we can with not only after school programs but on line and other types of supplemental support so that we maximize our support so we make sure students don't fall through the cracks and they could earn their diplomas for high school. i agree with supervisor olague that this is a issue about equity. it's about supporting not only african-american and latino high learner high school students as well and i think it's an important effort that we make a statement
sandy swamped the system. you're seeing pictures there of the floodwater just gushing in. millions of gallons of floodwater from the hurricane left the world trade center station submerged. it took nearly a month to pump it all out and fix the damage. so if you like to play the lottery, you may want to stock up on tickets for wednesday's record powerball jackpot. with no grand prize winner, the jackpot is now up to $425 million. that may not be it. the number could go even higher depending on ticket sales over the next few days. the previous high for powerball was $365 million, that was a ticket sold in 2006. you're just dreaming right now. soledad is lost in her dreams. >> i'm trying to decide would i call in and tell people i'm not coming in to work or would i just stay in bed and not bother. >> what would you buy? >> i wouldn't buy a thing. actually, i'd fund a lot of programs. i'd send a lot of people to college. i don't need stuff. >> she's better than me. >> you have everything. what do you mean? >> -- i got a few things i could think of. >> please, please. all right moving a
commuter link between new york and new jersey is reopening for the first time since superstorm sandy. trains will roll into the world trade center station this morning more than a month after it was completely inundated from floodwaters. crews had to pump millions of gallons of water from the tracks and platforms and prepare the signal systems. >>> and now for a look at road conditions this monday. snow-covered highways along the great lakes and michigan. also in upstate new york, a wet and windy ride from houston and shreveport and jackson, mississippi. thunderstorms will drench roads from new orleans, little rock and louisville. >> if you're flying, weather related delays expects at houston, memphis and new orleans. >>> and back to the news now, an embarrassing admission from authorities involved in the casey anthony investigation. >> the sheriff in orange county, florida, now confirms a computer investigator missed a crucial google search on a computer found in anthony's home. someone searched "foolproof suffocation methods." the same day that anthony's 2-year-old daughter caylee
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, hurricane sandy burned over 200 homes in one single neighborhood. and other homes from natural gas coming out. number three was too bad to see, third and mission street where we have the bus hit by the giants finances. congratulations to the giants, but we don't want to see that as you guys touched on we don't want to see buses burning at third and mission street. we wouldn't like that for our cars or homes or outside of our businesses. number four, the most interesting project in san francisco, 474 o'farrell street, there was a fire several years ago and the same thing happened as we heard last week in 1995, drug dealers entered the basement of a building and the organization which owns it claimed they started a fire inside the building. another reason how this building is a liability. appreciate you guys listening. your support and the added pressure on this organization as we work to find arm any from discord there. and of course anyone who likes to read, we invite any of you guys to come out and see what's going on there from about 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 or 8:00 on wednesday nights. nu
and communities in the wake of hurricane sandy. this week we've seen a lot of weather around the east coast and also here in san francisco, and ironically it's been the week of the fire. so,
well and how we make sure everybody does well. >> the impact of superstore and sandy on telecommunications systems -- tomorrow night on "the communicators." >> now, a conversation with randi weingarten, president of the american federation of teachers. this is about 40 minutes. host: randi weingarten is president of the american federation of teachers. she joins us from new york. thank you for being here. guest: it is great to be with you and to all of your watchers and listeners -- we have a lot to be gratified for on this thanksgiving holiday. happy thanksgiving. host: thank you for sharing quite a bit of your thanksgiving weekend with us. if congress gets ready to really delve into the fiscal cliff and the scheduled cuts of sequestration, what is the goal of your organization? guest: the last couple weeks right after the election we have done nothing other than san the recovery comes as well as fighting about needing balance in terms of the budget. i do not even think the word is the appropriate word. what happens in december is the bush tax cuts for the wealthy ex
help reduce that. i will explain coming up. >>> also more problems for the victims of superstorm sandy. the new issue that they are dealing with as they return to their homes. >>> and the key piece of evidence investigators now say was overlooked in the casey anthony murder trial. >>> and the ktvu apple is ready to download. >>> a preliminary hearing is set for tomorrow for one of the suspects accuse of vandalizing a muni bus the night of the giant's world series win. 19-year-old nicholas hudson is facing one count of vandalism and one counterwillful teaching with a minus pal transit vehicle. he reminds jail in lieu of $40,000 bail. >>> chp officers are in the process of wrapping up country crackdown and paul chambers is live. >> reporter: heather less than six hours the thanksgiving holiday will be officially over. take a look at the traffic, you can see people basically rolling back into town. chapel hill says their updated numbers show dui arrests are almost the same as last year, but there has been a spike in fatal accidents. with thanksgiving in your rearview mirror chp says state
of conservative agitator the with sandy e-mails making fun of stanford for being antisecond amendment and produced a firestorm on the list people were quoting the opinions from the 19th century that we've never heard of. i talked about my friends that had been killed working with of the city high school kids and other people talk about their experiences with friends who had been killed and there was a personal deep discussion that we never would have had if not for that provocation and still at the end didn't we just see what's happening when we were talking about things we wouldn't have talked about other wisecracks free speech has a moral high ground. someone who claims that, you know, like i'm on the side of niceness and so devotee. they are on the side of their own power to tell you to say. they will never see that to them. >> i am john peterson to reply to the american university. >> my undergraduate all modern. >> like a lot of the private colleges it has restricted speech codes. and i know that you have talked a lot about the whole guarantee but there are a lot fewer tools that's harder to
this special weekend, there are thousands still left stranded and homeless by hurricane sandy and tragically some of our nation's veterans are sleeping on the streets, because we have not provided the resources they were promised. i am grateful for my church. it doesn't just preach the gospel, it practices it. and, it delivered hundreds of food baskets to good families, who just need a little help. to make sure their thanksgiving table has plenty. i'm also grateful for the men and women of our military, who leave their families for months at a time in order to face bullets and bombs to provide me with the freedoms i do so enjoy. i hope never take for granted. i'm grateful for my health. knowing that many this very day are struggling for their very next breath. i'm grateful for my dogs, because they make me laugh. they keep me company, and, they show me a level of loyalty and unconditional love that is pure and powerful. and i'm grateful for my family. a devoted wife, of 38 years, three children, who are responsible and hard working adults, now. and, for two spectacular grandchildren! [laught
. andrew cuomo helping super storm sandy and others. $20 million federal grant to hire unemployed people to help with cleanup efforts following the storm. they are expected to put 5,000 new yorkers to work. they are partnering with fema to put out of state fema workers with new yorkers. now back to count down to doomsday. >> december 21st, 2012, is the winter solstice or what some people call doomsday. 6 months before that day was a summer solstice. thousands of yoga lovers were celebrating at the crossroads of the world in new york city's times square. these people's state of mind was a as ffar stretch from doomsday. here's a look at why predictions of destruction are simply missed. >> oo there is nothing in the myian calendar to suggest gigantic floods are going to destroy our world. >> there are no prophecies that say the world is going to end. >> i think what we are dealing with to some extent is the denial of our own deaths. it is the focus to the maya count down to doomsday. worn, damaged incomplete it has the end date to the calendar suggested that something will happen. there is
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